Fine Art Photography: SPE Conference at Lightwork

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Watch SPE Lectures Live Streaming Online

Photo 2.0 and John Gossage

Couldn’t attend the SPE Conference at Light Work, but want to check out some of the lectures? You’re in luck! We will be live streaming two fantastic talks from the conference, both of which will be available to watch on the Light Work Blog TODAY!
Photo 2.0 – Online Photographic Thinking

4:30 – 5:45pm

Panel discussion with Andy Adams (moderator), Molly Landreth, Amy Stein, and Philip Toledano

Featured Speaker John Gossage

7:30 – 8:30pm

Click Here to Watch Live Streamed Lectures

Don’t Miss Special Exhibitions on view TODAY Only
Don’t miss the special exhibitions on view today as part of the SPE Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Regional Conference being hosted at Light Work. The exhibitions are free and open to the public. They include:

Robert B. Menschel Photography Gallery

Schine Student Center

Hours: 10am-6pm

bookMARKs: self-published photo-based printed matter

This exhibition was inspired by the current explosion of self-publishing that has been fueled by artists wanting to utilize technology and the internet to explore possibilities outside traditional publication channels. Curated by Carlos Loret de Mola and Willson Cummer.

EN FOCO/IN FOCUS: Selections from the Permanent Collection

Founded in New York in 1974, En Foco has been dedicated to promoting cultural diversity in the field of photography. It has nurtured and supported photographers of diverse cultures, beginning with Latinos in New York, and then broadening its mission to embrace photographers of African, Asian, and Native American heritage across the United States. Curated by Elizabeth Ferrer.


Temporarily located in the Q-5 parking lot next to Light Work

Hours: Noon-3pm

PAL Project at Fowler High School

Photography and Literacy Project (PAL) is an innovative program positioned under Syracuse University’s Coalition of Museum and Art Centers (CMAC) that brings SU students into Syracuse City schools to develop projects involving photography, video, audio recording, and writing. The objective is to improve student’s writing and reading skills by linking these studies with photography, video, and poetry.

Spark Art Gallery

1005 East Fayette St., Syracuse, NY

Gallery Hours: 12-6pm, SPE CLOSING PARTY 8:30-11pm

Meta Revisited/Studious Hosted by Lay Flat and Light Work and curated by Shane Lavalette, Spark Art Gallery is featuring Meta Revisited, an exhibition of photographs by select contributing artists from Lay Flat 02: Meta, accompanied by a pop-up library and shop of Lay Flat publications. In addition, the exhibition Studious will highlight work by various students participating in the conference. Outside of the daytime gallery hours (open to the public), the SPE Closing Party party will feature the exhibitions, as well as offer the delicious Mexican cuisine of local favorite Alto Cinco and an evening of entertainment with DJ Kernal Panik and VJ Intimate Scratchings.

About Light Work:
Light Work’s mission is to provide direct support through exhibitions, artist residencies, special projects, and publications to emerging and under-represented visual artists working in photography and related digital and electronic media. Light Work is dedicated to the support of the creation of new work and the promotion of photography as a medium. The state-of-the-art digital and photography facilities are designed to make it easy for artists to produce museum-quality work.
All services are geared toward the needs of artists.

Great Art. Great Price. Great Cause. The Light Work subscription program offers limited edition, original artwork at exceptionally low prices. Sale of these prints helps Light Work to support artists.

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